newscricketa day ago

To see almost 500 runs scored in 50 overs in England is scaring me, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has raised concern in a series of tweets about the number of runs scored against Australia by England as they posted a mammoth 481 for 6 in just 50 overs in Nottingham. Ganguly recalled the quality of bowlers Australia had and hoped there are better bowlers in their ranks.
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newscricket3 days ago

Afghanistan cricket team will learn with time, claims Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has backed the Afghanistan cricket team to do well in the Test format in the near future after he advised the Test debutants to keep learning from their mistakes. Ganguly also heaped praise on Rashid Khan but added that the mercurial spinner needs to adjust to the longer format.
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newscricket7 days ago

Sourav Ganguly asks Ajinkya Rahane to question his role in Test team

Sourav Ganguly believes India's one-off Test against Afghanistan will be a test of character for stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane who has been omitted from limited overs team. Ganguly also added that Afghanistan should treat the match as an opportunity rather than being pressurized by the mega event.
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newscricket13 days ago

Sourav Ganguly believes India has better chances of winning against England

According to former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly, India hold a better position in performance as compared to Pakistan which makes India's chances of winning against England more likely. England had lost to Pakistan at Lord's and leveled the series 1-1, after registering a win at Headingley.
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newscricketa month ago

Eden Gardens voted as the best ground of 2018 IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders may have bowed out of the tournament after their loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad last night but their home ground, Eden Gardens has been adjudged as the best ground of the 2018 IPL. President of CAB, Sourav Ganguly, revealed the same ahead of the official BCCI announcement today.
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newscricketa month ago

Sourav Ganguly joins Bedi and Vengsarkar to oppose the proposal of abolishing toss

On Monday, former India captain Sourav Ganguly joined Bishan Singh Bedi and Dilip Vengsarkar in opposing the proposal of abolishing the toss from Test cricket. The ICC committee headed by Anil Kumble will debate whether toss should be removed or not - in a meeting later this month in Mumbai.
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newscricketa month ago

BCCI votes Sourav Ganguly’s name as the first choice for Pataudi lecture instead of Kevin Peterson

On Friday, after selecting Kevin Pietersen to deliver the Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi lecture, the BCCI has voted for Sourav Ganguly to deliver the Pataudi lecture as their first choice ahead of the former English player. However, there is still confusion about the choice of the second person.
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newscricketa month ago

BCCI and CoA clash over the speaker for the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture

BCCI and Committee of Administrators (CoA) are at war again and this time, it is for the speaker of the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture. CoA felt Kumar Sangakkara would be best for the occasion, but BCCI wants a former Indian cricketer, who played alongside Tiger Pataudi, to give the speech.
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newscricketa month ago

India will still beat Afghanistan without Virat Kohli, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has come out in support of Virat Kohli’s decision to miss the Afghanistan Test and asserted that Team India will still beat Afghanistan in the one-off Test. Ganguly also stated that Kohli wouldn’t have missed the Test if it was any other team and praised his passion to win in England.
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newscricketa month ago

I would still pick Ajinkya Rahane ahead of Ambati Rayudu, says Sourav Ganguly

Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly was a bit surprised with the selectors’ decision to exclude Ajinkya Rahane from the ODI series against England, stating that he would still pick Rahane over Ambati Rayudu. Rayudu and Shreyas Iyer have been included in the ODI squad for the England series.
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